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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

Best Interest of the Child Principle

The State of North Carolina requires that decisions during a divorce serve the best interests of any underage children affected. When a child’s parents go to court to have a separation agreement ratified or to argue a contested divorce, the court will use the best interests of the child doctrine…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

parent struggling about child support after being fired

An order to pay child support payments is not meant to be a punishment after a divorce. Any substantial change in your financial circumstances – such as losing your job – can justify petitioning the court to modify your child support order. If you are paying child support according to…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

Image depicting a document with the title 'Modify Child Custody Orders'. Represents the process of modifying child custody orders in North Carolina. Contact our Raleigh family law attorney for guidance.

Child custody orders are not carved in stone. A child custody order issued in North Carolina can be modified by petitioning the court to change it. If you are not satisfied with your current child custody arrangement and wish to seek changes to it, contact a Raleigh family law attorney…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

calculating alimony for a family in North Carolina

Either spouse may request alimony as part of a divorce in North Carolina and make a case that the other spouse can afford to pay support. But alimony is not guaranteed as part of a divorce. A Family Law Court judge may award spousal support in a divorce if one…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

common law marriage in NC

A common law marriage refers to a legally recognized marriage in which the married couple did not obtain a marriage license or have their marriage solemnized in a civil or religious ceremony. North Carolina does not recognize common law marriage. You have to obtain a marriage license and meet other…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

Filing Taxes after Divorce North Carolina

As emotionally draining as divorce can be, it also can cause financial headaches and, if handled improperly, lead to serious tax consequences. A well-planned divorce settlement takes into consideration potential tax consequences and seeks to minimize your tax liability. At Charles R. Ullman & Associates, we focus exclusively on divorce and…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

woman suffering from domestic violence

Domestic violence can have a significant impact on many aspects of a divorce case. The court will consider evidence of domestic violence when deciding issues ranging from permanent restraining orders to child custody to parenting time and spousal support. If you are considering leaving a marriage because of domestic abuse,…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

The cost of Divorce Lawyer in Raleigh, North Carolina

One of the main concerns when facing the prospect of a divorce is the various costs. Most divorces divide a two-income household and can change living standards. For many, the cost of a divorce is an immediate concern. But the cost of not having trusted legal guidance during a divorce…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.

What To Do When Spouse Leaves

Sometimes in an unhappy marriage, one spouse will simply pack up and leave. They may make no attempt to either reconcile or formally end the marriage. This may amount to spousal abandonment under North Carolina divorce law and could be grounds for a court-ordered separation known as divorce from bed…

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Charles Ullman & Associates provides you respected, experienced and knowledgeable divorce and family law attorneys. You can trust us to help you through the legal process efficiently and effectively so you can transition to the next phase of your life. Our community involvement reaches beyond charitable support of important causes. We launched our own movement in Fraternities4Family and provide scholarships to able students in need.